Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS

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Course summary

Occupational therapists work with people whose daily lives are impacted by physical, mental, or social issues. This course aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. Our MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) course is an accelerated postgraduate degree, designed for graduates who wish to become a registered occupational therapist. You'll develop flexible skills essential to becoming an occupational therapist in statutory and non-statutory health and social care organisations locally and across the UK. This two-year, full-time course incorporates placements over both years. You’ll have first-hand experience collaborating with occupational therapists working with people of all ages, with various occupational needs, in a wide range of environments. Our teaching team consists of occupational therapists and other health care professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds. This course is subject to approval by the Health and Care Professions Council and accreditation by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists. Features and benefits

  • Accelerated course - An accelerated postgraduate pathway into occupational therapy practice, you'll gain the experience and skills required to register as an occupational therapist in two years rather than three.
  • Real world experience - On this course you’ll spend at least 1,000 hours on placements developing your practical skills and gain exposure to different healthcare settings.
  • Specialist facilities - You'll learn in our dedicated facilities on-campus, which includes practice rooms and simulation technology.
  • Become a registered professional - When you graduate, you’re eligible to apply for registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and for full membership of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT).
  • Sustainability – You'll study at one of the top ranked UK universities for sustainability, with carbon literacy embedded in the programme and an opportunity to gain an externally-assessed Carbon Literacy Certificate.

Entry requirements

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For more information please visit mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS